Features new parts including alloy wheels and side spoilers for a sportier external appearance; qualifies for 50 percent eco-car tax reductions

HIROSHIMA, Japan—As part of celebrations marking its 90th anniversary, Mazda Motor Corporation today launched a special edition Axela Sport (known overseas as the Mazda3 hatchback) outfitted with performance accessories. The Mazda Axela Sport 1.5 S Style goes on sale today at all Mazda, Mazda Anfini and Mazda Autozam dealerships throughout Japan.

The 1.5 S Style is based on the 1.5-liter Axela Sport and qualifies for Japan’s eco-car incentive program and 50 percent tax reductions under the government’s tax reduction program. New features include 15- or 16-inch alloy wheels, side spoilers, LED rear combination lights and dark tinted glass.


The version with 16-inch wheels also boasts attractive features such as discharge headlights, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and a 4.1-inch multi-information display. The color liquid crystal screen displays information for the audio, climate control, trip computer and other systems.

This 90th anniversary commemorative special edition Axela offers outstanding eco-friendly and safety features as well as Mazda’s hallmark fun-to-drive dynamic performance.

90th Anniversary Special Edition Mazda Axela Sport 1.5 S Style


Main features of the 90th Anniversary Special Edition Mazda Axela Sport 1.5 S Style

Base models
Mazda Axela Sport 15C
Special features
15-inch (195/65R15) or 16-inch (205/55R16) alloy wheels
Special features on both model grades
  • Side spoilers
  • LED rear combinations lights
  • Dark tinted glass (rear door and rear quarter panel windows, rear liftgate glass)
Special features on models with 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Bi-xenon discharge headlights (with high- and low-beam auto leveling function)
  • Multi-information display (4.1-inch color liquid crystal display)
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob


Manufacturer’s suggested retail prices of the Mazda Axela Sports 1.5 S Style

(*model in the attached photo)

Grade Drive Engine Transmission Price (yen) Tax
With Tax Without tax
15-inch wheels FWD 1.5L CVT
(7-speed Activematic)
1,760,000 1,676,191 50%
16-inch wheels* 1,850,000 1,761,905
  • - A separate recycling fee of 13,190 yen is necessary in addition to the manufacturer’s suggested retail prices listed above.


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